MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Four members of the Caldwell wrestling team reach the championship round in their respective weight classes at the District 11 tournament on Saturday.
Ben Rivera, John Casale, Max Ruiz and Ricardo Caamano all took second place in their divisions, and the Chiefs had a fifth-place team finish with a score of 106.5. Mendham won the district with a team score of 189.
Rivera scored an 8-6 sudden victory over Andrew Mauricio of Kearny in the 220-pound semifinal.
Casale pinned Zach Rossow of Whippany Park in 3:24 in the 195-pound semifinal.
Ruiz decisioned Matt Bremner of Hackettstown, 5-0, in the 182-pound semifinal.
Caamano pinned Jesse Pepper of Montclair in 2:28 in the 113-pound semifinal.
Pasquale Capozzoli (126 lbs.), Jack Askling (152 lbs.) and Luke Schaffer (160 lbs.) of Caldwell all made the semifinals in their weight classes.